An burglary of a vehicle charge carries possibly life-chancing consequences. You could end up having your record stained permanently by a conviction, staring at a lengthy jail or even prison sentence, and saddled with thousands of dollars in fines and court fees. A charge like this will follow you too: even if you get probation, it can affect your ability to get into college or post-graduate schools, stop you from getting financial aid, impact your career, and even affect where you are able to live.
Burglary of a vehicle occurs when someone breaks into or enters any part of a vehicle with the intent to commit any felony or theft. Burglary of a vehicle is ordinarily a class A misdemeanor (up to a year in the county jail & up to a $4,000 fine), however with one prior conviction the range becomes 6 months - 1 year. With two or more previous convictions, burglary of a vehicle becomes a state jail felony (6 months - 2 years in the state jail prison facility & up to a $10,000 fine).
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Mike Howard, Dallas burglary of a vehicle lawyer, is the experienced, aggressive criminal lawyer you need defending your rights. Our priority is not only to minimize negative consequences, but – if possible – to clear your name entirely so that a one-time mistake doesn’t haunt you for a lifetime. Mike Howard, Dallas burglary of a vehicle lawyer, has a proven track record of getting fantastic results for people charged with burglary of a vehicle.
The clock is ticking. From the beginning your legal rights are in jeopardy. You need solid legal advice about whether to talk to the police, what your legal rights and options are, and what to expect at court. If you wait weeks or months for your first court date to come around, you might have already hurt your own case.
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